war diaries request- 661artisan works company

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  1. Jim O'Hagan

    Jim O'Hagan Member

    I am trying to locate the two war diaries that covers the period my father spent with the 661 artisan works company.

    UK - 24 Apr1944 to 16 June 1944

    NWE - 17 June 1944 to 28 July 1945

    I would be most grateful for any help.

    Regards Jim
  2. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot 1940 Obsessive

    Here you go Jim-The original diary is at the National Archives in London.

    WO 171/1670 661 Company 1944 Jan-Dec
  3. Jim O'Hagan

    Jim O'Hagan Member

    Thanks Drew
    That was fast!! I thougth that because
    of the two theatres there would be two
    diaries? Would you have the details of diary Jan to July 1945?

    Thanks again this has been a great help
    Regards Jim
  4. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot 1940 Obsessive

    There's one for 1946 as well:

    WO 171/5598 661 Company 1945 Jan-Dec
    WO 171/9446 661 Company 1946 Jan
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  5. Jim O'Hagan

    Jim O'Hagan Member

    Hi Drew
    Thanks again for your quick responce.
    I have now got the details for the two
    diaries I needed.

    Very grateful for your help
    Regards Jim.
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